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December 11, 2004

From The Archives

Approximately seventy years ago, Mike Gerber, Rob Weisberg and I did a 20-page parody of the Wall Street Journal. From a certain point of view, the endeavor was a catastrophe, since it crushed us financially, physically and morally. But from another point of view it was a success, since I still think it was pretty damn funny.

So I'm pleased to see Slate has resurrected the excerpt from the parody they published in one of their first "issues." Check it out, and enjoy the reference to downloading it at 14.4K.

UPDATE: I was wrong. The introductory page is there, but the excerpt itself is still missing. So I'm sorry to say you can't see the parody, unless you break into my apartment and rummage around in the closet.

Posted at December 11, 2004 05:57 PM | TrackBack

Seventy years ago?

Posted by: tex at December 11, 2004 07:28 PM

Great; I got all my tools. What's your address again?

Posted by: Bry at December 12, 2004 07:38 AM

Hey I'm on my way but what exactly do I have to rummage through?

Posted by: Terrible at December 12, 2004 09:44 AM


Yes, seventy years ago. However, keep in mind I use a different numbering system from you Earthlings.

Bry & Terrible,

Look for the box labeled, "This almost caused my death."

Posted by: Jonathan Schwarz at December 13, 2004 06:34 AM